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‘First Sister’ Maya Soetoro-Ng reflects on family from motherhood to brother Barack

The ‘First Sister’ talks about both her best-seller and about her family, including what it was like growing up with a big brother who would one day become the 44th President of the United States.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 05/05/2011

“The Beaver,” “Jumping the Broom,” “Something Borrowed,” “Thor” and a number of independent and foreign films

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‘Jumping the Broom’ – you gotta go see it

 I know you have seen all of the previews for “Jumping the Broom,” right? Well, the movie is even greater than the previews.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 04/28/2011

“Dylan Dog: Dead of Night,” “Fast Five,” “Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil,” “Prom” and a number of independent and foreign films

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Tyler Perry: ‘Spike Lee can go straight to hell’

Perry vs. LeeWriter and director Tyler Perry said recently he is weary of deflecting criticism that his work lacks substance and is not an authentic and constructive portrayal of Black Americans.

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Calling all writers!

The Southern Black Writers Conference and Film Festival kicks off this week with a full slate, including seminars, workshops and film screenings.

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Dr. Henry Louis Gates: The ‘Black in Latin America’ Interview

 henry Louis gates in Cuba

Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates – author, literary and cultural critic and noted documentarian – talks about his latest PBS series, “Black in Latin America.”

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Oh What a Night!

The measure of a great night out often is how you feel at the end. It’s great when you reach that point and can stamp and evening great. That’s the way I felt at the end of Jackson Brown’s 25th Anniversary show.

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Bar-Kays to perform at MCS Alumni Gala

A gold medalist, a fearless advocate and an investment banker will be among the six deserving individuals to be inducted into the Memphis City Schools Hall of Fame this year. 

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60 for Peabo is No. 1 for The Med

 

As he basked in the glow of his 60th birthday celebration, the honoree – the Grammy Award winning Peabo Bryson – found himself trying to hold back tears.

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Powwah for the people

 

Powwah Uhuru is aiming his life and artistic love towards a direction that connects African culture to American communities. 

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‘Hurricane’ Carter forecasts joy of enlightenment

“I am not angry or bitter about my past or present circumstances. I do not worry about money or about not being able to pay my bills…

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